Scaring a Database Near you

Something I have a hard time by-passing is a good R2 unit.  I have R2 units in so many different forms, including a standing R2 cake one year for my birthday.  So when I cam […]

To DBA or Not to DBA…

In my day to day operations I have the opportunity to work with people in various capacities in regards to data.  Sometimes it is in the capacity of a mentor, sometimes in the capacity of […]

Summit 2013 – Part the First

While not technically the first day of Summit since the official start is yet to come, here are my thoughts on Sunday and Monday of PASS Summit 2013. For many of us the week began […]

Carolina Whistle Stops

The SQL Crazy train continues chugging along this month.  The next two whistle stops are back to back in the Carolinas. The first stop is coming up in just a few short hours.  I will […]

Coast to Coast with SQL Saturday

Last month I blogged about the SQL Crazy train making a whistle stop in Providence Rhode Island.  A couple of weeks prior to that, you may have read this article about the Salt Lake City […]

T-SQL Tuesday #47: SWAG SWAG SWAG

This month we probably have the easiest topic I have ever seen for a TSQL Tuesday blog party.  That isn’t a slight, but rather is something of a good thing. This is a very hectic […]

Transaction Log Management

I have had the distinct pleasure of being asked to review a book by RedGate.  The book is by a friend and respected community member Gail Shaw (blog | twitter).  The book is a stairways […]